A legalese term often used is “premises liability.” This means owners of property are responsible for perilous conditions if they knew (or should have known) about them or directly caused them. Examples of premises liability could be, but are not limited to, walkways and stairways with:
There are many other possible examples of perilous conditions that may lead a person to slip and fall, and, as a result, experience bodily injury. Property owners have an obligation to keep their property safe and free of perilous conditions.
Tom Somos, of The Law Office of Tom Somos, LLC, has over 12 years of experience handling slip and fall cases. Tom Somos has handled a wide array of slip and fall cases including cases involving steps, tile floors, wood floors, sidewalks, falls on water, ice or snow, and abrupt changes in the flooring. Do you have a specific question about a slip and fall accident? Please contact The Law Office of Tom Somos for assistance.
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